In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1idiota masculinogilipollas masculino España argotpendejo masculino Cono Sur América Latina coloquialpendeja femenino Cono Sur América Latina coloquialhuevón masculino Andes Venezuela argothuevona femenino Andes Venezuela argotboludo masculino Río de la Plata Colombia argotboluda femenino Río de la Plata Colombia argot
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.